[Giveaway Alert] Time for Another Monday Masterclass NCM Question!

  • 10 April 2023
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[Giveaway Alert] Time for Another Monday Masterclass NCM Question!
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Think you have master-level Nutanix skills? Put them to the test with our Monday Masterclass Series. 


Each month we’ll post a practice question from our new Nutanix Certified Master - Multicloud Professional (NCM-MCI) v6.5 exam. The question will be posted on the second Monday of each month and you’ll have 2 weeks to reply with your answer. We’ll post the correct answer to the blog after the entries have been submitted. 

Answer correctly and you’ll get an exclusive Monday Masterclass badge! 💥

  • Certification Apprentice: Reply with 1 correct answer 

  • Certification Leader: Reply with 5 correct answers

Your correct answers accumulate with each submission, so if you’ve already achieved the Certification Apprentice level, your next goal is Certification leader! 

We’ll also give one random winner a free Nutanix carry on suitcase! 


Ready to get started? Check out the question below. 

Exam Question


You will need access to a 6.5 environment to work on this question. You can use Nutanix TestDrive or your own test environment.

To setup the scenario, create a Category with a name of Sky_Tier and a value of T1.


Create a playbook named Sky_Playbook to increase memory on any Memory Constrained VMs tagged with any value in the AppType: Sky_Tier category.

Playbook configuration:

  • Create a snapshot

  • Hot-add memory by 2 GiB to a maximum of 16 GiB

  • Resolve the alert

  • Send email to 

  • Email subject parameter: Alert Name

  • Email message: “Resolved”

Create the playbook and enable it.  Then export the playbook to desktop\Sky_Playbook.pbk.

Note: Do not power on the VM.  You must export the playbook as desktop\Sky_Playbook.pbk to receive any credit.


Correct Answer 


Create a new Playbook with the name Sky_Playbook

First, set an Alert trigger for VM {vm_name} Memory Constrained specifying VMs in Categories and selecting Sky_Tier:T1

Next, add an action of VM Recovery Point with a target of Alert:Source Entity

Then, add an action of VM Add Memory with a target of Alert:Source Entity, adding 2GB up to a max of 16GB.

Add another action of Resolve Alert, finally add an action to Email with a subject of Alert:Alert Name and enter Resolved in the Message field.

Save and enable the playbook, then export it.


👉 How to Enter [GIVEAWAY CLOSED] 

  • You can submit a screenshot of the completed playbook and/or send in the pbk.  On the exam you would need to save the pbk as specified in the scenario.

  • Include your Nutanix Community username. 

  • Submit to by 12pm EST Sunday, April 23

  • Include April 10 Monday Masterclass Entry in the subject line

Good luck! 


Miss any of the previous Masterclass questions? You can check out the questions and correct answers below. 

Question #1

Question #2


This article was written by Karlie Beil, Customer Marketing Specialist. 


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Correct answer added 👆